The inflamed appendix is usually found after the condition is severe, but severe conditions can be life threatening. For that recognize the symptoms of appendicitis.
This is a disease that very common and many of people sometimes do not realize the classic symptoms that appears. Here are some common symptoms that appear in the appendix is inflamed and you should immediately consult a doctor are:
1. Pain in the navel
Appendicitis pain usually occurs in the lower right side of the abdomen. But the first sign of discomfort is usually near the navel, which was later moved to the right lower abdomen. In some people, including children and pregnant women may feel pain in different parts of the stomach. And the pain will get worse if you move the legs, coughing, sneezing or jerks when driving.
2. The pain rapidly worsened
Dr. Payne said the pain in the lower abdomen can be very intense, even in cases severe enough to wake a sleeping person. After that the severity of pain will increase rapidly, some in just a matter of hours.
3. Fever and chills
Symptoms can mimic those of appendicitis abdominal pain accompanied by fever, chills and shaking. But if a fever over 39 degrees celsius and accompanied by severe abdominal pain that can make people unable to stand, it is likely that the appendix.
4. Nausea, vomiting and loss of appetite
Patients may have a low appetite for several days accompanied by nausea and vomiting. If improved after 1-2 days then it was probably not an appendix. But if it worsens and is accompanied by fever and pain lower right you should immediately seek medical help.
5. Constipation (constipation) or diarrhea
Like many other symptoms, this condition will occur after a person experiencing abdominal pain. If diarrhea is accompanied by a lot of mucus and lower right abdominal pain, see your doctor.
6. Abdominal bloating and gas
If you go to bed in good condition but woke up with pain, you should be careful. And if the stomach often feel bloated and full of gas but have trouble passing gas and bowel pain.
7. Pain while releasing the pressure in the right lower abdomen
Dr. Payne said that when someone is pressing the lower abdomen and feel pain when releasing the pressure, you should not do it again and consult a doctor because it might be associated with appendicitis. Especially if the pain is accompanied by fever, nausea or other symptoms.